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2 min ago | USA Today

Israelis band together to help those in war zone

Israelis band together to help those in war zone Families closest to rocket attacks are offered refuge, and soldiers get care packages.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Kids

4 hrs ago | KIII


In the whitest U.S. state, thousands of miles from the Mexican border, the debate over immigration is quickly becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races.


Related Topix: Maine, US Governors, Paul LePage, Maine Government, Kids, Deval Patrick

4 hrs ago | Amherst Daily News

PHOTO: Undecided on where to send the kids for summer camp? Try North Korea

Summer camp in North Korea? It's got one - and it's got everything from giant water slides and a private beach to video games and volleyball courts.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Kids, Kim Jong Il, Kim Jong Un,

4 hrs ago | Amherst Daily News

NYC uses food trucks to bring free summer meals to kids; more mobility, less stigma

Within minutes, the line at the food truck parked on a busy Queens thoroughfare extended several people deep.


Related Topix: Kids, Palm Beach County, FL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KRYS-FM Corpus Christi

Obama Plans To Put 30,000 Illegal Immigrants Into American Classrooms

American kids and teenagers will be sharing their already-crowded classrooms with tens of thousands of ill-educated Central American migrants this fall, because President Obama is distributing perhaps 100,000 Central American migrants across the country.


Related Topix: Kids, Teenagers, Dalton, GA, Whitfield County, GA

The News Tribune

Cleveland opens school focusing on digital arts

Their dedication inspired Dobrzynski, of the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning in Cleveland, to consider how a curriculum that incorporates video production, game design and digital music recording might work in a school setting.


Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, Teenagers, Education Etc.

Cybercast News Service

SC mom's arrest sparks child care debate

Plenty of working parents can relate to the dilemma Debra Harrell faced when her 9-year-old daughter asked to play unsupervised in a park this summer.


Related Topix: Prison, Kids, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Parenting

WFAA-TV Dallas

Clinton: US needs orderly process for border kids

Hillary Rodham Clinton says she opposes changing a 2008 immigration law under consideration by Congress.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Kids, US News


Doctors urge meningitis shots for vulnerable infants, children

Infants and children who are at risk of contracting meningitis because of specific health problems should be vaccinated against the infection, according to updated recommendations from the largest pediatrician group in the United States.


Related Topix: Kids, Food and Drug Administration

DNA India

South Korea ferry disaster: Rescued teens tell how they were left to escape sinking ferry

Six teenagers who survived South Korea's worst maritime disaster in 44 years told on Monday how classmates helped them float free as water flooded their cabins despite crew instructions to stay put even as their ferry sank, killing more than 300 people.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Teenagers, South Korea, World News,

Northern Michigan News

Police investigate deaths of family of 5 in Maine

Neighbors struggled to make sense of the shooting deaths of a family of five in which the father was known to many throughout their apartment complex as a friendly maintenance worker.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kids

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Michigan drag racing program empowers young adults

Thanks to the nonprofit program Ford and Mustang Racing for Kids, she's living her dream of racing down a dragway and reaching speeds of 100 mph in her Mustang.


Related Topix: Kids, Michigan, Teenagers

Detroit News

Livingston Co. family spurred to help raise money for Liberian school

'Every penny that we raise is going to the cause,' said volunteer Bill Layton, who's spearheading the show, which will include his 1966 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight.


Related Topix: Livingston County, MI, Fowlerville, MI, Kids

Daily World

Israeli hospital treating Gazans feels war's effect

Born with a congenital heart defect months before the Israeli-Palestinian conflict began, it was clear Abdel Rahman Bakr of northern Gaza needed life-saving surgery in Israel.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Kids,

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Sonia Sotomayor sets kids upon Hillary Clinton

Toward the end of an event Friday at the Bronx Children's Museum, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor set dozens of kids upon the former secretary of state, urging them to hug her and other leaders who attended.

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Related Topix: Kids, US News, Sonia Sotomayor

WKHX-FM Atlanta

The Band Perry to Appear on Teen Choice Awards August 10

The Band Perry has signed on to appear at Teen Choice 2014 airing live on Fox Sunday, August 10. They're up for Choice Country Group at the fan-voted awards show.


Related Topix: The Band Perry, Pop/Rock, Country, Teenagers

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Kids learn to use minds, hands at 'Camp Invention'

Using a recycled box, packing paper, foam, duct tape and other materials items, 6-year-old Sylvia created her very own "alone-time house" in response to a camp assignment that asked her to create something that will help solve one of her problems.


Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Kids, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN, Vigo County, IN

Windsor Beacon

Police ID 3 kids killed in Philly carjacking crash

Philadelphia police are identifying the three children killed by carjackers who crashed into their sidewalk fruit stand and then fled.


Related Topix: Kids


Pope goes to stronghold of Naples-area mobsters

Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit at a Philadelphia street corner, killing three kids and seriously injuring two women.


Related Topix: Italy, World News, Kids, Drugs

Daily Journal

FBI: No arrests yet in scam targeting migrant kids

Scammers have been preying on the relatives of unaccompanied young migrants being held at two U.S. military bases by conning them into paying nonexistent fees to be reunited with their loved ones, officials said.


Related Topix: Kids, US Military, US Air Force, Lackland Air Force Base, Fort Sill, OK